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Saturday, May 12

12th May - Weekly Support

Here are the links to summaries of the previous week, followed by what's ahead. This post will be updated later. Weekender-posts coming up later. Plenty of drivers for increased volatility, stay safe and stick with the stop losses. Follow ‘MoreLiver’ on Twitter or Facebook

Markets – Between The Hedges

Market Report – Commodity Trader
Market Commentary A View From My Screens
Tyler’s Market Review 1 – ZH
Tyler’s Market Review 2 – ZH

Weekly ScoreboardBetween The Hedges
table of weekly changes

Summary for Week ending May 11thCalculated Risk
The key stories for the week were the elections in France and Greece, and JPMorgan’s $2 billion trading loss on a synthetic credit position.

Week in Review – DealBook / NYT

Succinct summation of week’s eventsThe Big Picture

Banks hit by JPMorgan; Wall Street ends week lowerReuters
Shares of U.S. banks slumped on Friday after JPMorgan said it lost billions of dollars on bad trades, but the overall market ended only modestly lower, thanks to gains in technology shares.

Weekly Eurozone Watch: Spain at 6.0%, Greece Blows OutGlobal Macro Monitor

Politics this weekThe Economist

Business this weekThe Economist

Schedule for Week of May 13thCalculated Risk
This will be a busy week. Housing, retail sales and manufacturing data, Eurogroup meets and EU’s Q1 GDP

Global Week Ahead: G-8, Facebook, Wal-MartBB (mp3)

Next Week’s TapeMarketBeat / Wall Street Journal
Facebook IPO, currently set for next Friday

Wall Street Week AheadReuters
More volatility could be in store for stocks next week as investors grapple with less certainty about the economic outlook and a new blow to the financial sector after JPMorgan Chase's  trading loss.

S&P 500 Earnings Week AheadReuters

Weighing the Week Ahead: Any Help from Housing?A Dash of Insight

Global Week Ahead: Consumers,
Disney, RussiaBloomberg (mp3)

Weekly Focus: The Greek tragedy continuesDanske Bank (pdf)
Government formation in Greece will continue to attract attention. Also keep an eye on the Eurogroup and Ecofin meetings next week. Global PMI releases will be important given the current mixed signals on the state of global growth. This includes the first-ever release of the US Markit flash PMI.

Week aheadZH
Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley

Weekly Preview – BNY Mellon
Global Weekly FlashBBVA
High uncertainty remains about Greek difficulties to form a stable government and the challenge in obtaining the official financial assistance

Weekly Credit UpdateDanske Bank (pdf)
Following the Greek and French elections last weekend and renewed tensions about the Spanish banks, the European debt crisis has taken centre stage again. Consequently, volatility has increased markedly. 

Government bond auctionsSaxo Bank

The Weekly T Report TF Market Advisors  For Once the Focus Wasn’t on Europe
EMEA Weekly: Poland dominates EMEA agenda Danske Bank (pdf)

This week in the EUeuobserver
Eurozone finance ministers will gather in Brussels on Monday (14 May) amid heightened speculation about Greece's future in the single currency.

Emerging: Week Aheadbeyond brics / Financial Times


Monthly Economic

Economic CalendarBB


Debt crisis: live – The Telegraph
Europe Crisis Tracker – WSJ
Tracking Europe’s Debt Crisis – NYT
FX Options Analytics – Saxo Bank